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Tabitha

TABITHA (tăb'ĭ-tha, Aram Tabeitha, Gr. Dorcas, meaning, in Greece, a roe; in Syria and Africa, a gazelle). The name of a Christian woman disciple who lived in Joppa and made clothing to give to poor widows. When she died, Peter was summoned, and he raised her from death (Acts.9.36-Acts.9.43). International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915) (Tabeitha). See [[Dorcas]]. See also [[Dorcas]]